Ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Volos and Skiathos operate all year long with up to 8 daily crossings during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Volos Skiathos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:45 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 2h 11m Price range: 21.00 € - 41.00 €
Skiathos Volos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:15 Last trip: 22:15 Average duration: 2h 8m Price range: 21.00 € - 41.00 €

Is there a ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The ferries that serve the route from Volos to Skiathos are daily. In summer, you can find up to 8 crossings per day. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Aegean Flying Dolphins, and Anes Ferries.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Volos - Skiathos crossing on Ferryhopper. 

Am I allowed to travel from Volos to Skiathos?

Yes, traveling from Volos to Skiathos is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip! 

What's the ferry schedule from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos to Skiathos ferry connection is frequent throughout the whole year with up to 8 daily sailings in the summer months.

The earliest ferry departs from Volos around 07.45, while the latest scheduled trip to Skiathos from Volos is at 18:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos - Skiathos ferry tickets range from €24,50 to €41. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skiathos from Volos. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.


Traveling from Volos to Skiathos is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos - Skiathos ferry duration is between 1 hr 25 min and 3 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos. The fastest ferry to Skiathos makes the trip in 1 hr 25 min.

What's the distance between Volos and Skiathos?

The distance between the port of Volos and Skiathos is 41 nautical miles (approximately 76km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skiathos

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skiathos:

  • The port of Volos is located 15-20 min from the city bus and train stations. The passenger terminal is within walking distance from the city center.
  • Skiathos port is right in the heart of the island capital. You can find many restaurants, shops and cafés in the port area. 
  • You can check our Map of ferries and discover island hopping options from Skiathos to Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • Check out our destination pages for useful information about vacation in Skiathos.

Where to take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

You can catch the ferry to Skiathos from the port of Volos in Thessaly. Volos Port is located in the city center and it is accessible on foot from most points of interest. 

The airport of Volos is 40km from the port. If you’re traveling to Volos by plane, train or bus, you can catch a local bus or a taxi to the port. 

The port city of Volos is 3.5 hr from Athens and 2 hr from Thessaloniki by car.

Can I travel on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Skiathos.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries for a more comfortable journey.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos, depending on the company and type of vessel. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Where can I book ferry tickets from Volos to Skiathos?

You can easily book Skiathos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Skiathos from Volos with just a few clicks.

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